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Make Money Monday: What’s the #1 Thing You Should Do with Your $ Right Now?

Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. That’s an important question. Here are some smart moves to make in every decade, starting with your 20s, from our friends at Ellevest. “We want you to meet Ellevest because Black Women in Europe is super excited to be working with …

Stockholm – International Women’s Day: Our Voices, Our Truths

Stockholm – International Women’s Day: Our Voices, Our Truths

Celebrate International Women’s Day with the American Club of Sweden and the American Women’s Club in Stockholm. We’ll have presentations and a moderated discussion with Bayo Callender and Andrea Pippin. March 8, 2019 @ Embassy House, Linnegatan 89C, 115 23 Stockholm, from 6 – 7.30- pm. PRESENTERS Bayo Callender is a US-trained attorney, mediator, and …

2018 Power List

2018 Black Women in Europe™ Power List: A list of Our Own©

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Nov 11, 2018 — The Black Women in Europe™ blog, created in 2006 by Adrianne George, released its 9th Black Women in Europe™: Power List 2017 – A List of Our Own© that pays tribute to 9 outstanding black women in the following categories: Activism, Education, Entrepreneurship, Media, Politics, Society and Writing. …

vote

If you’re a black American women in Europe it may not be too late to vote today.

I woke up scared today. I know two African Americans who live outside of the US who have not voted in their State’s midterm elections. I feel like I have failed and it makes me cry real tears. But if you haven’t voted and woke up today wanting to, depending on your State you can …

Aleto Foundation

Aleto Foundation Black History Month Leadership Learning Skills day

Are you a graduate or know one that would benefit from hearing from some of our community’s most inspirational leaders? Aleto Foundation is holding a Black History Month Leadership Learning Skills day hosted by the Tri-Forces on HMS President on the banks of the River Thames at St Katherine’s Dock SE1 Tuesday 30th October, and …

Ryanair

I wouldn’t feel safe onboard Ryanair

Leave our mothers and grandmother alone. It is always precarious travelling while black, especially for a woman. Let’s face it. Women are less valued in society or we would earn the same pay as men, proportionately occupy the same leadership positions as men, and not get punished for having children as career women. Another irrefutable …

Yema Ferreira

My mission is to spiritually liberate black and African people all over the world

My name is Yema Ferreira and I am a healer, psychotherapist and life coach. My mission is to spiritually liberate black and African people all over the world, and to be part of the movement to heal the collective trauma of black people and people of African descent resultant from slavery, colonization and neo-colonialism. Part …

Contribute to the 7th Biennial Afroeuropeans Network Conference: “Black In/Visibilities Contested”

The organizing committee of the 7th Biennial Network Conference which will take place from 4 to 6 July 2019 in Lisbon is currently seeking for panel contributions on several topics to be covered during the event. They should address one of the following themes: Black Europe at its intersections Panels should reflect the various axes …

Mellody Hobson

Mellody Hobson: Disrupt Money

*Note: $100 offer available at the bottom of this post. Mellody Hobson will become the new vice chair of Starbucks later this month. “Throughout her career, Hobson has made financial literacy and community outreach a priority.” We’re lucky to have her as an investor in Ellevest, Inc., too. Congrats, Mellody! #ad “I want you to meet …

Dating in Black and White: A Guide for Black Women

Interracial relationships are becoming quite common these days. Some people are getting used to it and have started thinking beyond skin color and race. Interracial dating is no longer taboo. There are many special websites that support interracial relationships and if you are a black woman looking for white men for romantic relationships then you …

microagressions

Tell me about the microagressions you experience.

It. Is. Not. In. Your. Head. Wonderful Black women in Europe. It took me researching and writing a chapter in a book about Black Feminism in Europe to realize how many microaggressions I have experienced and continue to experience. Standard definition: microaggression [mʌɪkrəʊəˈɡrɛʃ(ə)n] NOUN microaggressions (plural noun) · micro-aggression (noun) · micro-aggressions (plural noun) a …

EU countries, Norway and Switzerland received nearly 1 million first-time asylum applications from sub-Saharan Africans between 2010 and 2011

Source: Pew Research Center At Least a Million Sub-Saharan Africans Moved to Europe Since 2010 Sub-Saharan migration to the United States also growing BY PHILLIP CONNOR Migrants rescued off the coast of Libya wait to disembark from the supply vessel OOC Panther in the Sicilian port of Messina, Italy, in April 2017. (Sipa via AP) International …

unusual travel

Unexpected countries every black woman should visit

Somewhat off the beaten path Despite technology improving and standards of living increasing over the years, certain socio-political divides have worsened with various tensions between ethnic backgrounds getting worse, particularly in America. Moving away from all that, however it can be good to focus on the positive, with Europe across the board being a much …

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Set up your budget and stick with it – Kick Butt with your Finances in 2018

New Year’s Money Guide Part 2 Create a free investment plan with Ellevest* that crunches the numbers based on the realities of gender-based pay. Set up your budget and stick with it Setting up a budget can feel as painful as a visit to the dentist, but here’s a simple rule to make it easy. Look at your …

Gollywogs again

Who wants to bring back the Gollywog? Apparently lots of people.

Lots of people want their Gollywogs back in a big way including a (Spoiler alert) former Labour Party official. Hat tip: @BlackGermans Source: Metro A senior Labour councillor has given her support to a campaign to ‘Bring Back the Golliwog’. Lynn Sterry, chair of the Standards Committee at Forest of Dean district council, shared a …

Should you drink or apply your coffee for a skin benefit?

Caffeine In Skincare: Should You Believe The Buzz? The love story between Britain and its tea is a tale nearly as old as time itself, but recent trends show that coffee lovers are well on the rise. Studies and surveys show that England’s coffee industry pushed 3 billion in sales last year alone, but drinking …